Elle Rueger -301

Meet Elle Rueger, the energetic founder of Soledier Socks, a company producing premium American made socks founded on giving back to our troops.  Hers is an inspiring story of successful entrepreneurism and generosity.  The products are high quality and fun to wear with Elle and her team supporting our armed forces both here and abroad!

Chris Lumry -300

So, you start a podcast one day and before you know it you‘ve reached your 300th episode. (Stay tuned, we’re planning a live event to celebrate that milestone soon)

But it’s totally apropos to welcome today’s guest and honor him with the coveted 300th spot. Chris Lumry is the author of Creativity Unlocked: An Inside-Out Approach to a Life of Joy and Purpose. Since this podcast is dedicated to the promotion  of creative conversation, I thought Chris the perfect choice to share wisdom on the essence and power of creativity in improving one’s life. And when you hear how he redefines creativity, you’ll approach it in your life in an exciting new way!

Richard Brody -299

Another good friend stops by for coffee and conversation. Richard Brody is a radio pro who has worked on and off the air for decades, achieving notoriety as one of the most successful and innovative radio account executives in the business. In his younger days we took his turns as disc jockey on many stations and formats throughout the northeast. He also helped produce and promote hundreds of concerts, working with some of the biggest stars in the music business. Rich is the closest thing to a radio historian you’re going to meet and his stories are always great fun!

Professor Donald Rubin -298

Meet my friend “The Statistician!” Professor Donald Rubin is a world-renowned professor and expert in the field of statistics. He explains why stats matter and the important role they play in nearly every facet of life. Don is Professor Emeritus at Harvard University, has received stunning  accolades from across the globe, none of which , he admits, holds a candle to the distinct honor of having a dish named for him at a local Chinese restaurant. That’s why he’s a friend and a hero of mine.

James Gavin -297

James Gavin is a writer and acclaimed music biographer with previous best sellers on the lives of Chet Baker, Peggy Lee and Lena Horne. His latest is an in-depth look at a pop superstar whose fall from the public’s grace was slow and tragic, following a rocketing ascendence to world-wide fame. In George Michael: A Life, Gavin has gone further than any other biographer,  exploring all aspects of Michael’s professional career and those which led him along the path of self-destruction. It is a riveting story we invite you to check out!

Personal Fav -296

Meet the founders of Personal Fav, a sexual wellness brand offering safer, plant-based sex products with the cleanest ingredients. Stephanie Elias and Hannah Hutton are looking to flip the male dominated sexual products industry on its head and are making  strong inroads as young female entrepreneurs. And they are getting national attention in the process.

Bruce Ferber -295

Wonderful to welcome back a fine novelist and radio guest of mine Bruce Ferber. Over the years we’ve spoken with Bruce about his days as a comedy writer and producer of such shows as Coach, Bosom Buddies, Sabrina the Teenage Witch and more.  For over a decade now Bruce has focused on writing novels, each one a gem and quite funny. His previous two books worth checking out are Elevating Overman and Cascade Falls. On today’s podcast, we chat with him about his latest called I Buried Paul, a character rich take on Beatles cover bands and those musicians who never stop  chasing the dream!

Ryan Britt – Phasers on Stun -294

OK, it’s your friendly podcast host indulging himself in his passion for Space, the Final Frontier! We welcome sci-fi chronicler, writer, editor and  pop-culture whiz Ryan Britt to talk up his fabulous new book, Phasers on Stun: How the Making (and Remaking) of Star Trek Changed the World. Two to beam up and you’re invited to hop aboard as well!

Brigadier General (Ret) Jack Hammond -293

It’s an honor to welcome Brigadier General (Ret) Jack Hammond to the podcast. The General heads up the Home Base Program, dedicated to treating the invisible wounds of war.  Thousands of our veterans are in desperate need of help for PTSD, addiction and other mental health issues caused by their wartime experiences. The Home Base Program is taking on this critical mission in bold innovative ways. And they are meeting with success. But more needs to be done. And you can help by clicking here! https://homebase.org

Mark Seal -292

The Godfather is one of America’s most popular and iconic movie masterpieces. Meet Vanity Fair writer Mark Seal who tells the incredible true story of the making of The Godfather in Leave the Gun, Take the Cannoli. Insightful stories and exclusive interviews highlight this terrific book, out during the 50th anniversary of the film’s release.  Movie lovers, you are in for a treat!